Tatyana Misnikevich. Fedor Sologub’s poem collection “Voina”: text history

Fedor Sologub’s poem collection “Voina” appeared in late January — early February 1915 in Z. I. Grzhebin’s publishing house “Otechestvo”.[1] Most critics were skeptical about the book recognizing a clear “pechat’ gazetnoi peredovitsy” in it, which naturally resulted in a low creativity level of the majority of “voennykh poez”. For instance, N. N.

A. Sysoeva. From words to moving pictures: early screenplays by Fyodor Sologub

Feodor Sologub has shown great interest arose in his eyes, new art, movie; created several scenarios on the basis of their works. For a writer was characterized by the registration of the same plot in different genres. He often transformed his short stories and novels in dramatic form, which undoubtedly contributed to the simplification works, a vivid example is the adaptation for the stage by Sologub, and A.Chebotarevskiy of the novel of L. Tolstoy "War and Peace" (1912). So in his work there has been a trend identified them in an article, "the Art of Our Days" (1915): "the New art ...

A. V. Sysoeva To the Question of the Master Text of Fyodor Sologub’s Novel “Tvorimaya Legenda”

The novel by Fyodor Sologub was published in the period (1907-1915) when publishing regulations were being subjected to constant changes. During the two months following the Manifesto of October 17 the freedom of print was executed in an authorized fashion. The regulations signed on November 24 of 1905, March 18 and April 26 of 1906 limited the effective freedom while preliminary censorship was replaced with penal. More and more editions and editors were subjected to arrest, the courts imposed penalties and closed down publications.

Lea Pild. Textbook and «Other» Fet in Fyodor Sologub’s Lyrics of 1890

Being a schoolteacher by trade Fyodor Sologub must have been familiar with textbook Russian poetry in a more substantial way than other famous Symbolists who did not serve society at school. We do not know of Sologub’s pronouncements on this category of poetic texts. However, analysis of his lyrics from the 1890-ies gives reason to presume that this kind of verse (by virtue of its being more familiar to the general reader) was specially marked for him and in a sense opposed the «other», not axiomatic, poetic texts.

Date as key to text history (based on materials for description of Fedor Sologub’s notebooks)*

T. V. Misnikevich

Fedor Sologub’s notebooks represent unique material which fully documents special features of the poet’s creative work. The good condition of the autographs – from Sologub’s first poetic works till poems written not long before death[1] – provides with an opportunity to reconstruct the main modes of poetic text organization, as well as analyze the principles of dating.